21477
Arizona
Ultimate Old West: The White Stallion Ranch Family Adventure
Enjoy horseback rides, visit a great American museum, stargaze with local experts and learn about cattle, burros and unique desert animals on a working dude ranch with your family.
Rating (5)
Program No. 21477RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
1,149
Getting There
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At a Glance

Soak up the Arizona sun, make friends and learn new skills during this ultimate Old West program with your family at White Stallion Ranch, a true Wild West getaway not far from Tucson. Lend a hand with the grooming and feeding of this working dude ranch’s horses and longhorn cattle, and get in touch with your inner cowboy or cowgirl as you learn to throw a lasso, take part in country-Western dancing and more.
Activity Level
Active
Walking up to two miles over varied terrain. Slow and easy horseback rides, dance lessons, roping lessons.
Family Programs
Family Programs
Share your love of learning with your family. These programs are designed for any combination of generations: grandparents, aunts, uncles, parents and children.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Set out on gentle horseback trail rides amid your striking surroundings.
  • Visit the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and see more than 300 live animal species and 1,300 species of plants in their natural habitats.
  • Gaze at the stars with a local astronomer and sing cowboy songs around a bonfire.

General Notes

This is a Family program for participants, their adult children and grandchildren ages 10 and up. For a comparable intergenerational adventure for just grandparents and grandchildren, check out program #20350!
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James Turner
James Turner has a master’s degree in U.S. history and a bachelor’s degree in secondary education from the University of Arizona. He has been a teacher of Arizona history since 1976. In 2001, he began his career as historian for the Arizona Historical Society, where his chief duty was to support non-profit history museums throughout the state. James enjoys sharing his knowledge on the history of Arizona, the Southwest and Mexico during classes for the museum docents and general public.
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Russell True
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